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Letters to T.F. Dibdin

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Letters to T.F. Dibdin, concerning his Reminiscences of a literary life (London, 1836).

Dates

  • 1834-1837

Extent

0.10 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 85, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. misc. d. 85-86

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12896

Abstract

Letters to T.F. Dibdin

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Frognall Dibdin (1776-1847) was Vicar of Exning, an antiquary and bibliographer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Custodial History

The collection is said by Puttick & Simpson to have been bound and given by Dibdin to Dawson Turner. Puttick & Simpson sold the collection in the Turner sale on the 6th June 1859, lot 114.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought from G.H. Last in 1917.
Title
Letters to T.F. Dibdin
Status
Published
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
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